Making and selling items has become a popular hobby for many and is a great way to make a small income on the side. If you enjoy making particular things and are good what’s stopping you? With more sites embracing different and various crafts, the market is open to so many niches.

Whether you’re just starting or have been doing it for years, there’s always plenty of new ideas to try and able to sell for extra cash.If you make cute cakes or crochet starting a new hobby or idea doesn’t have to break the bank and Crafting doesn’t have to be expensive.

Jewelry is great craftseller people love to find unique and quirky pieces that are not on the high street. An array of materials can be used as well, the sky’s the limit when it comes to jewelry.

A popular market is for people who love films or popular culture. Feature film references into the piece and you will have film fans flocking. The biggest gap to market to will always be Disney and Harry Potter fans. Whilst you don’t necessarily need the pictures to make it obvious tiny little hints go a long way also.

Crocheting is another popular trend, great gifts to make for children or newborn babies. There are so many options of yarn, patterns, and techniques to use to make yours stand out. The art of crocheting has also been proven to be a relaxing hobby with many finding it soothing.

There’s no need to worry about how to Sell your crafts online, making your own websites aren’t needed. Unless of course, you want that to be your main revenue in the future. However selling online has got a lot simpler, there are many craft shops to join and be apart of. Etsy is the most well known online community allowing you to set up your own shop. this is fantastic for gaining more customers and establishing yourself as a great crafter.

Be brave and sell your creative crafts online. Get started with  Online Stamp net helping you choose what labels are suitable to send to potential clients. Also finding out what international labels for you the packages created are a great help.

If you do choose to sell to other online sites, be sure to check the reputation of the site. Some sites charge a small commission fee when final sales are made. It’s worth doing some research on the best way to market the product and if it fit’s in with the website’s theme.

Also, remember to photograph your products wonderfully so the potential customers can have different angles of the product to ensure they feel it’s right for them. Having the product shot along a crisp white background makes the product more appealing. remember the customer will only spend a few minutes looking over the site and product.

Have fun making your products for people to enjoy, it’s not only a relaxing and enjoyable process. But it allows you to do what you love and maybe even make some extra cash!

 

By Erica Buteau

Change Agent. Daydream Believer. Maker. Creative. Likes love, peace and Jeeping. Dislikes winter, paper cuts and war. She/Her/Hers.

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